LAANC architect Merkle tapped for US drone tsar role

December 10, 2018 0

Jay Merkle, deputy vice president for the FAA Air Traffic Organization’s Program Management Office, has become the new head of drone integration for the US aviation agency. Reporting to FAA associate administrator for aviation safety […]


Airbus, Cranfield select landing systems expert

October 18, 2018 0

Cranfield University has appointed Martin Skote as Airbus professor of landing systems engineering. He joins the University from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Modern aircraft design has led to lighter fuselage and wings, as well as […]


Cebula for A4A NextGen, new entrants role

October 15, 2018 0

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade body for the leading US airlines, has appointed Andy Cebula as vice president, NextGen and new entrants and brings to the association more than three decades of transportation policy experience […]


ANS CR announces death of Materna

May 14, 2018 0

Petr Materna, the long-serving former director general of Czech air navigation service provider ANS CR, passed away on 13 May. Materna was a highly respected person in global aviation, one of the founders of the air […]


NATS appoints new Prestwick centre director

May 9, 2018 0

NATS has appointed Martin Donnan as the director of its Prestwick control centre. Donnan will be accountable for the daily operational activity of the Ayrshire-based centre, which is responsible for handling 80 per cent of […]


Massimo Garbini appointed new IDS chief

January 29, 2018 0

IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi has appointed Massimo Garbini as its new chief executive. Garbini previously served as sole director of ENAV from 2011 to 2014, having originally joined the Italian air navigation service provider as […]


Frequentis appoints Madge as UK chief

January 17, 2018 0

Andy Madge has joined Frequentis UK, taking over responsibility for the UK and Ireland subsidiary of the Frequentis Group. The phased handover from existing MD John Gurney will conclude John’s 18 successful years with Frequentis […]


SESAR DM appoints strategy, tech & ops chief

January 17, 2018 0

The SESAR Deployment Alliance (SDA), in its role as the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) on behalf of the European Commission, has appointed Mariagrazia La Piscopia as its new head of strategy, technical and operations. Before […]